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Latest Episodes of the SC Business Review
  • Ronald Friday, owner of Candy Friday Farm in Timmonsville, S.C.
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    The National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) recently announced the formation of their latest cohort in their Acres program: Cultivating Equity in Black Agriculture, which trains and certifies Black farmers and ranchers as diverse suppliers, helping them access new markets.
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    A local oyster farm is making a lot of headway in the industry through the relatively new practice of growing oysters in floating cages.
Latest episodes of Walter Edgar's Journal
  • Human Dignity: 1968-69 Charleston Hospital Strike
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    This week we talk with Claudia Smith Brinson about her new book, Injustice in Focus: The Civil Rights Photography of Cecil Williams (2023, USC Press). Claudia's rich research, interviews, and prose, offer a firsthand account of South Carolina's fight for civil rights and tells the story of Cecil Williams's life behind the camera. The book also features eighty of William’s photographs.Cecil Williams is one of the few Southern Black photojournalists of the civil rights movement. Born and raised in Orangeburg, South Carolina, Williams worked at the center of emerging twentieth-century civil rights activism in the state, and his assignments often exposed him to violence perpetrated by White law officials and ordinary citizens. Williams's story is the story of the civil rights era.
  • A statue of Pedro Menéndez de Avilés, the founder of St. Augustine, stands outside the Lightner Museum.
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    In this episode, we'll talk with Prof. Kevin Kokomoor about his book, La Florida: Catholics, Conquistadores, and Other American Origin Stories.Spanish sailors discovering the edges of a new continent, greedy, violent conquistadors quickly moving in to find riches, and Catholic missionaries on their search for religious converts: these forces of Spanish colonialism in Florida helped spark British plans for colonization of the continent and influenced some of the most enduring traditions of the larger Southeast. The key history presented in the book challenges the general assumption that whatever is important or interesting about this country is a product of its English past.
Latest Episodes of the SC Lede
  • Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley speaks to a crowd of more than 250 people in Washington, D.C., on March 1, 2024. Washington along with 14 states votes on March 5, Super Tuesday.
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    On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for March 2, 2024: host Gavin Jackson checks in from Washington, D.C. and closes out his coverage the South Carolina 2024 Republican presidential primary.
  • Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump gestures as he speaks at a primary election night party at the South Carolina State Fairgrounds in Columbia, S.C., Saturday, Feb. 24, 2024. At left is South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster.
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    On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for February 27, 2024: we revisit the Republican presidential primary election night 2024.
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